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To follow a star : nine science fiction stories about Christmas

Author: Terry Carr
Publisher: New York : T. Nelson, ©1977.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st ed
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Nine short stories combining the genre of science fiction with the subject of Christmas. Stories include spacemen trying to recreate Santa Claus, a gift giving war, a spaceman dealing with a Christmas tree, a Jesuit and astrophysicist who makes a terrible Christmas discovery, and children who can read men's minds.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Carr
ISBN: 0840765738 9780840765734
OCLC Number: 3072696
Description: 152 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction by Terry Carr --
Christmas on Ganymede / Isaac Asimov --
Happy birthday, dear Jesus / Frederik Pohl --
The Santa Claus planet / Frank M. Robinson --
Christmas tree / John Christopher --
The star / Arthur C. Clarke --
The Christmas present / Gordon R. Dickson --
Christmas treason / James White --
The new Father Christmas / Brian W. Aldiss --
La Befana / Gene Wolfe.
Responsibility: edited by Terry Carr.

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Nine short stories combining the genre of science fiction with the subject of Christmas. Stories include spacemen trying to recreate Santa Claus, a gift giving war, a spaceman dealing with a Christmas tree, a Jesuit and astrophysicist who makes a terrible Christmas discovery, and children who can read men's minds.

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